Elephant's Ear (Alocasia 'Tiny Dancers') in the Elephant Ears (Alocasia) Database

Elephant Ears
Year Introduced: 2013
Heredity: Hybrid
Country of Origin: USA
Hybridizer or Originator: LariAnn Garner

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 12 to 20 inches (30-50cm)
Leaves: Evergreen
Flower Time: Other: Seasonal.
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Toxicity: Other: All parts of plant contain calcium oxalate crystals, an irritant to the mouth and esophagus. Toxic to cats and dogs.
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Remove seed from berry which contains chemicals that inhibit germination. Viability declines if seeds are allowed to dry. Soak overnight in distilled water and plant.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP26,607
Parentage: Alocasia brisbanensis x Alocasia odora

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Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Dec 7, 2015 5:37 PM

Recipient of the 'Most Unusual Aroid' award .at the International Aroid Society Show.

Can be grown as a houseplant in a partially sunlit window. Ease of care is legendary. Its growth habit, stems emerging at different times, gives it a tiered, bushy look. Height is 14 inches.

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